How to balance your caregiving life and responsibilities while still being authentic to your needs, wants, and desires.
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Founder of Yoga Flava
Since 1996, Robin is Hollywood’s certified Yoga instructor to the stars with clients such as Vanessa Williams, Brandy, John Salley, LisaRaye McCoy, and Russell Simmons, to name a few. In 2004, she became the first African American woman to have an internationally distributed video through Wal-Mart (Yoga Flava for Relaxation, Vol.1). Awarded The “Trailblazer In Yoga” award by the International Association of Black Yoga Teachers. Most recently featured on the hit TV show The Doctors alongside her father Sergeant Major William Downes.
Currently, Robin is the full-time caregiver to her 86-year-old father. Her mission is to help caregivers of aging parents manage their stress and anxiety through her yoga modalities. She is fulfilling this mission and documenting it in her newest endeavor, “Yoga Flava: The Silva Edition,” a documentary about her 25 years as a yoga guru and her challenging caregiving experiences with her father.
Licensed Vocational Nurse, CMC
Owner of Give Care. Take Care. - a boutique Geriatric Care Management agency. Bahamia has a 15-yearlong nursing career working primarily with the aging population. She discovered that once a caregiver has the right knowledge, resources, and support, they are fully empowered and equipped to embrace their caregiving journey.
Bahamia creates curated content about managing your aging parents' care while incorporating essential self-care practices as the caregiver. By raising awareness of eldercare issues and providing practical solutions to many of the challenges they experiences, her vision is for caregivers to experience a more whole and fulfilling journey in their caregiving season.